Lampard Shared Joke With Kovacic Over This Incident

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A funny incident happened between Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and midfielder Mateo Kovacic in the game against Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Tammy Abraham had given Chelsea a brace to put the Blues in front, and Kovacic dragged a shot wide as he missed a chance to make it 3 for the Blues.

Lampard appeared to have a joke with his midfielder, gesturing how close he’d come to scoring his first goal for Chelsea.

Kovacic is yet to get his first goal for Chelsea and only came close in the draw against Sheffield United. Both Lampard and Kovacic seemed to share a joke about his missed chance.

Chelsea dropped points from a winning position, and Frank Lampard admitted after the game that the entire team was at fault for the draw and not just the defence.

“It is not the defence, it is conceding as a team so the lack of concentration or mistakes for the goals are moments when you defend as a team, as much as you attack as a team,” said Lampard.

“We concede because we switch off in a game that should be comfortably seen out at 2-0 up. That is not to disrespect Sheffield United, 2-0 is not the end of the story. I was clear with the players at half-time that this can either be 3-0, and okay then this could be nice, or a potential 2-2 on our hands and the disappointing fact is the first goal as much as anything because that allowed it to happen. We only have ourselves to look at as a group, not individuals.

“And I could not care less that we have the youngest team in Chelsea Premier League history. It was a real plus last week, and the fact it was young today I don’t think relates at all.”

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